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Table 1 Personality traits and subjective empathy assessment scores ( n= 16)

From: Inter-individual relationships in empathic traits and feedback-related fronto-central brain activity: an event-related potential study

  Mean (SD)
STAI-state 30.94 (7.71)
STAI-trait 40.50 (7.89)
MESA (IRI) empathic concern 3.68 (0.35)
MESA (IRI) personal distress 3.30 (0.81)
MESA (IRI) fantasy 3.42 (0.99)
MESA (IRI) perspective taking 3.01 (0.55)
MESA (IRI) total 3.35 (0.51)
Subjective assessment   
 Concentration 3.75 (2.02)
 Interest 4.19 (2.4)
 Attention 3.44 (2.03)
 Emotion 3.56 (2.25)
  1. SD, standard deviation; STAI, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; MESA, multidimensional empathy scale for adolescents; IRI, interpersonal reactivity index.